Intel finally confirms its new Rocket Lake-S processors will launch on March 30


Matt Hanson

02 March 2021

News comes after retailer sold CPUs early


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Intel has now officially confirmed that its

Rocket Lake-S

processors will go on sale on March 30, 2021, following news that a German retailer had been selling the processors early.

As we previously reported, appeared to break the street date of Intel’s 11th generation processors

, allowing people to get hold of them before Intel had even announced most of them.

This led to people

posting benchmark results of the upcoming processors

as well, and it now seems like that has prompted Intel to confirm to Andreas Schilling, editor of the

website, that its lineup will launch on March 30.

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Forcing Intel’s hand

Not only have’s early sales forced Intel to reveal more about its upcoming processors,

Wccftech also recently published

what appears to be the entire launch lineup of processors.

The specs, which cover 10 processors in the Core i7 and Core i9 range, are certainly impressive, so even if Intel’s surprise has been spoiled, if these leaks are accurate, then we’ve got some great processors to look forward to.

And it’s now official that we won’t have long to get hold of them.

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